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went out the emergency exit, propping open the door behind him. 24-year-old james eagan holmes was apparently gearing up for an action scene of his own. police say he had with him a smith & wesson assault rifle, a remington pump action shotgun and two glock semiautomatic pistols. 12:39, this was the scene on the screen, christian bale acting opposite michael caine, as holmes came back through the emergency exit wearing a gas mask. witnesses say he threw a green canister into the crowd, filling the theater with smoke. >> your eyes are burning. makes you want to close them. you can't breathe. makes you want to cough. >> reporter: as though re-enacting a scene from a "dark knight" comic, witnesses say holmes fired into the air and then started shooting into the crowd. >> first clear sign it is when the guy sitting next to me got shot in the chest. >> the bullet cases falling on my forehead, singeing my forehead. i remember thinking, i'm not going to die in here, me and my kids, we're not going to die in here, i need to get them out. >> at that point he has a rifle in my face. >> t
-year-old james holmes who has been identified as the shooting suspect at the movie massacre there in aurora, colorado. jeremy, confirm for us, too, the car, the vehicle that was parked behind the movie theater that is holmes' vehicle. he also said there were explosives in that but police have not confirmed they found anything like that in the vehicle, right? >> from what we heard in the early hours of this incident, we heard that he told police that there were possibly explosives in his car, but when they apprehended him and they have seized his vehicle from what we understand, there were no explosives in his car. but i'll tell you, around this apartment complex, i have never seen so much yellow police christmas tape criss cro-crossi neighborhood like this. this is quite amazing. they are taking this very slowly, methodically, delicately. police are crawling all over this neighborhood. they're going to take their time with this. at the same time, you got to think about this. there's all these possible explosives inside this apartment unit. they don't want to destroy any evid
suspect has been confirmed as 24-year-old james holmes, but we now understand police and investigators on the scene of his apartment has figured out it's booby trapped. can you confirm that? >> this guy was methodical in his planning. about ten minutes ago, chief dan oates of the aurora police department said, quote, booby trapped. the third floor of this apartment unit is where this suspect lived, and on the third floor, they cannot enter that apartment because it is booby trapped. the chief said that it looks pretty sophisticated. that's his quote. the briefing was very quick, they would not answer any questions. there are fire trucks here surrounding this very generic-looking apartment complex. it's a very generic, unassuming apartment complex, but the police department dealing with an extraordinary circumstance now, a booby-trapped apartment. they won't say how it's booby trapped, but fire trucks are here with their ladders extended to the building, just in case they have to detonate things inside that apartment. >> we were watching that this morning. you mentioned the hook and lad
judge for six years. >> greta: has there been any talk, do you know what holmes has been doing since he was arrested inside the jail. was he under any medication, under a suicide watch, anything like that? >> he is under segregation. as for medication. that was the first question the local district attorney. she said she couldn't answer that. he appeared to be sedated or something like that during the hearing today. >> greta: what struck me is the fact he was sitting in the jury box and not next to his lawyer. is there any explanation for? >> that i same it was something to do with security. by sitting there he was couple feet away from the door. he was arm's reach of one of the deputies sitting there and he was substantially further away from the victims' families. >> greta: if was there trial going on, there is more security. >> i think they add some security. chain defendants to the tables there. i don't know if they want to take those steps for this early in the hearing. >> who is his lawyer? >> his lawyer, name escapes me now. daniel king who is a local death penalty attorney. he h
. over the next weeks and month, we will hear more about suspected shooter james holmes. there will likely be court appearances, charges, and perhaps a trial. it will be holmes who makes headlines. a name you'll hear over and over. and usually it is the suspected killer that gets most of the attention. eric harris and dylanical icalk. anders behring breivik. today is the one-year anniversary of that mass killing. but names we should be hearing are those of the victims. we want to start this morning remembering those who lost their lives friday morning as told by the people they left behind. >> not surprising to me that his first thought would be her. that's what a man does. he protects his loved ones. i'm very proud of him. we're going to miss him. >> just a great kid. talented kid. very talented. a lot of gifts. made people laugh. always made people smile. gentle giant was the way we looked at him. >> the sweetest smile you've ever seen. and she got -- she got prettier as she grew older. in a blink of an eye, something happens, and -- completely changes everyone's life
, james holmes, he is in police custody. we expect to see him for the first time monday for his first court appearance. let's stay on the suspect for right now. investigators are still waiting to get into his apartment. looking through the window they found an arsenal and they found booby-traps. our poppy harlow is at the complex. poppy, good morning to you. how long will it be until police can get into the apartment? do we know? >> we now have an answer to that. this just coming into nick valencia. frank is with the aurora police department, gary. he tells us that the fire department here, along with atf, will be returning to the residence of james holmes, right behind my right shoulder here, at around 7:00 a.m. local time. that's two hours from now, in colorado. it's not clear whether they're going to be allowed or plan to go into the apartment but they will come back here on scene. we will certainly be trying to talk to them. the reason with he don't know whether they will go in or not is because of how vexing, perplexing a situation this is. as i look at the apartment of james hol
evening. we begin with that bizarre scene in a colorado courtroom today. james holmes, the 24-year-old suspect, appearing in court just four days after he allegedly opened fire in a movie theater. the flame red hair, the dazed look. in the front row, parents and friends of the victims, studying his face. the father-in-law of one of the victims said he looked demonic. david muir has covered this story since the first bulletin and he he is outside the courtroom. david? >> reporter: as you know, so many families want to focus on the families, the victims here. but today, a community paused to stare down a gunman. >> the guards on the courthouse has the suspect came in. and a woman on crutches a couple arm in arm. and james holmes, his hair still died that comic book color. and his eyes, wide open. and a stunned expression. and struggling to keep them open to stay away. >> you have a right to -- >> reporter: also, was the suspect on medication. he went from one extreme to the other. his bulging eyes and his head dropping. we asked former fbi agent brad garrett to fill us in. >> he is i
>> . >> estos son los "titulares". >> james holmes es el hombre que atentó contra muchas personas en el cine, le tenemos el perfil del sospechoso y desde los Ángeles el efecto que esto ha tenido en quienes visitan las salas de cinesn todo el país. >> este es su noticiero univisión con lilia calderón y enrique acevedo. >> vamos a comenzar con el epicentro de la tragedia donde james holmes disparó contra las personas que estaban en un cine, 12 han muertos y más de 50 personas heridas, vamos con los detalles. >> buenas noches. >> buenas noches enrique y estamos frente al lugar donde ocurrió la tragedia y la policía no nos permite acercarnos más y aunque la verdad es que para muchos de ellos no olvidarán esto. >> quienes viven en colorado están tratando de ver por qué paso esto, en la conferencia de prensa de la policía no dio respuestas. >> (habla en inglés). >>eel papa jefe dijo que las cuatro armas las compró. >;> dijo que nunca había visto tanto arsenal, james holmes fue arrestado minutos después de la masacre, hirió a más de 70, 11 en estado critico y 12 mue
remain in critical condition at local hospitals. the alleged gunman, 24-year-old james eagan holmes, is in the county jail, reportedly in solitary confinement for his own safety. his first court appearance is scheduled for monday morning. today, police began their search of his apartment after detonating an explosive device holmes had left inside, and authorities say that video shows him picking up a shipment of 150 pounds of ammunition. and new pictures of holmes have emerged as well. in a summer lab program for pre-med college students in san diego where he grew up. that was six years ago. we have a team of correspondents working this story tonight, looking at those lives cut short, those who survived and the investigation. joining me first is barry petersen with what we're learning about some of those who died. barry. >> reporter: the effort today has been to identify the dead. so far names of 11 of the 12 victims, and the release of every name is news that is devastating to family and friends. on his 27th birthday, alex sullivan had much to celebrate-- his coming one-year weddin
>>> the strong reaction to james holmes appearance before a judge. >>> i'm kai jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. >> for the first time the world sees the man accused of the worst mass shooting in u.s. history. teresa garcia reports for wjz. james holmes physical appearance disturbs some victims in the court. >> james holmes had brightly died hair and appeared to be daze for his first court appearance. >> you have a right to remain silent. >> the suspected gunman refused to look at the judge while he was read his rights. several times it looked like the 24-year-old was nodding off. >> you're currently being held on a no bond hold. >> prosecutors said they didn't know whether holmes was on medication. >> there's no such thing as a slam dunk case. it is a case where we will -- we're still looking at the enormous amount of evidence. >> the district attorney said her office will consider pursuing the death penalty and consult with the families of the victims before making that decision. >> if the death penalty is brought, that's a long process that impacts their lives for years. . >> family
. >> reporter: another neighbor said the holmes family was nice and outstanding. >> breaks my heart. >> reporter: holmes left san diego after high school attending the university of california in river side about 90 miles north o the city. the university confirms he graduated with a neuroscience degree in 2010. holmes' mother arlene still lives in the home. holmes father robert left the home escorted by police. >> as you can understand, the holmes family is very upset about all of this. it's a tragic event and it's taken everyone by surprise. >> that was christine haas from san diego. the hours and days to come, we will be discovering a lot more about james holmes. he went to colorado and was in the process of dropping out of the neuroscience department at the university of colorado in which he enrolled in june of last year. the university would not say if any particular event led to his withdrawal. police say he bought the four weapons legally in the past three months. those weapons were used in this shooting in aurora. >> we tracked down holmes' uncle in caramel. kimber kimberly? >> reporter:
condition at local hospitals. the alleged gunman, 24-year-old james eagan holmes, is in the county jail, reportedly in solitary confinement for his own safety. his first court appearance is scheduled for monday morning. today, police began their search of his apartment after detonating an explosive device holmes had left inside, and authorities say that video shows him picking up a shipment of 150 pounds of ammunition. and new pictures of holmes have also emerged. in a summer lab program for premed college students in san diego where he grew up. that was six years ago. we have a team of correspondents working this story tonight, looking at those lives cut short, those who survived, and the investigation. joining me first is barry petersen with what we're learning about some of those who died. barry. >> reporter: the effort today has been to identify the dead. so far names of 11 of the 12 victims, and the release of every name is news that is devastating to family and friends. on his '27th birthday, alex sullivan had much to celebrate-- his coming one-year wedding anniversary, and from t
: tonight we are live in aurora, colorado and james holmes dressed in a jail jumpsuit made his first appearance. he never out eared word. it was a strange scene inside the courtroom. for more on that, brandon from the aurora sentinel joins us. take me through it. >> what most people were struck by his of various colors, the orange hair, another shade of red on his pants. orange sandals it was a unique scene. once he sat down. he never opened his mouth. he never seemed to acknowledge anything. >> greta: did he seem to look around the courtroom? >> i don't think so. i think he had his eyes on the judge and that was about it. he didn't look at the victims or anything like that. >> greta: what about the victims in the courtroom. who were they if you know and was there reaction? >> there was a handful of families of the deceased. they were surrounded by several victims from around the state. they brought them in from various different agencies. there was one man who i assume was the father of deceased who was staring throughout the entire hearing. i don't think he took his eyes off for a
and their families. the holmes family would like to maintain their privacy so at this time we will not be discussing james or his relationship to the family. and we would respect courtesy in that regard. so thank you very much for your tim time. >> i don't think he was able to, no. they're doing as well as they can under the circumstances. you know, we haven't been looking at all of the news reports, so i really can't comment on that. that, i can't comment on that, either. criminal defense attorneys understand the system a lot better than civil attorneys. [ inaudible question ] >> i'm sorry. [ inaudible question ] >> throughout the process. throughout. all through the weekend when i was getting calls and also after i saw his appearance. >> i really can't comment on that. [ inaudible website ] [ inaudible question ] >> i have no comment on that. i have no comment on their whereabouts. i don't think they would like the media to know where they are. i think arlene holmes statement clarifies that a bit as to how they reacted. i think everyone can imagine how they're feeling. anyone who has ever been a p
this evening. 24-year-old james eagan holmes is under arrest. the police say that he booby trapped his apartment before heading to the theater to carry out the attack. we have a team of correspondents covering this rapidly developing story, including the biggest mystery of all, the motive. first we'll turn to barry petersen. >> reporter: for theater goer this is started as a very special night for the many fans of batman movies. the suspect bought a ticket for the 12:05 a.m. special premier. law enforcement sources tell us holmes dyed his hair like batman's foe the joker. >> i was in the second row. >> reporter: shortly after the movie began, corbin date saw someone get up and leave through an emergency exit. >> i noticed a guy who was sitting to the far right went out to the emergency exit, which is unusual. >> reporter: parked outside the door was holmes' car. inside, an arsenal. he put in a helmet, bullet-proof vest, leg protection and armed himself. >> an a.r.-15 assault rifle, a remington 870 shotgun, 12 gauge shotgun, and a .40 caliber glock handgun. >> reporter: aurora police ch
-president obama. james holmes is due back in court today. prosecutors are expected to read the more than 100 charges against the former doctoral stunt. holmes is accused of killing 12 people and injuring 258 others and boobie trapping his apartment with explosives. >> reporter: james holmes could face first-degree murder charges for each of the 12 people who were killed inside the theater. but a former prosecutor says holmes probably won't face an additional homicide charge after one of the wounded victims suffered a miscarriage. the family of ashley moser says she lost her unborn child over the weekend. another lost to the family after moser's 6-year-old daughter, veronica, was killed in the attack. >> she came to one time and screamed, "where's my baby?" i loved her for two years. i helped raise veronica for two years. and now they're gone. >> reporter: when holmes appeared in court last week, he appeared drowsy fuelling speculation that defense may try to plead insanity. >> this is a classic case where it's going to be his mental state during the process and his mental state at the time t
. >> there is a jim holmes of aurora, colorado age on the tea party site. >> as has abc's error affected your trust in journalism? the movie theater massacre gave politicians and the press another chance to tackle the second amendment and rally for a change in gun laws. are the news media becoming too predictable on the issues? >> you didn't build that that. >> the president's words still in the news as are mitt romney. which candidate are the mainstream media protecting and which one is getting roasted? and who is this little boy and how did his store arery change news coverage? >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lowry, editor of the national review. jim pinkerton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine and daily beast editor, kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. it has been over a week now since we all learned of the terrible news, reports out of aurora, colorado describing a shooting massacre at a late night showing of a batman movie. news organizations scrambled to report the horrific details but not everyone got it right. >> i want to go t
sent some sort of notebook to a psychiatrist. >> and major media mistakes. >> there is a jim holmes of aurora, colorado age on the tea party site. >> as has abc's error affected your trust in journalism? the movie theater massacre gave politicians and the press another chance to tackle the second amendment and rally for a change in gun laws. are the news media becoming too predictable on the issues? >> you didn't build that that. >> the president's words still in the news as are mitt romney. which candidate are the mainstream media protecting and which one is getting roasted? and who is this little boy and how did his store arery change news coverage? >> on the panel this week, writer and fox news contributor judy miller. rich lowry, editor of the national review. jim pinkerton, contributing editor of the american conservative magazine and daily beast editor, kirsten powers. i'm jon scott. it has been over a week now since we all learned of the terrible news, reports out of aurora, colorado describing a shooting massacre at a late night showing of a batman movie. news organizations
the means to follow through on their intentions. >> holmes in court. the accused colorado theater gunman is expected to be arraigned today. and high-tech help. personal robots making a difference for those who need assistance the most. >> the robot has helped my husband emerge into this person that i never dreamed possible. d be possible. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody. good to be with you. i'm tyrell brown. mitt romney wraps up his visit to israel this morning. he was open to moving the u.s. embassy there. breaking a long-held u.s. policy in tell-a-viv. israel is the second stop to strengthen the foreign policy credentials. yesterday, on face the nation, romney told gm crawford his foreign policy will be based on "resolve, clarity and confidence." >> i believe as people will look at me, they'll see a person who has dealt with a number of very difficult and challenging circumstances and i've been able to successfully navigate through those and create greater strength and opportunity. >> we go to susan mcguiness. >> good morning, tyrell. before leaving israel, romney
accelerants left inside. the suspect, 24-year-old james holmes, will be spending tonight in a county jail in suburban denver. he's scheduled to appear in court monday morning. a couple of hours ago, police disclosed holmes received what they call a, quote, high volume of deliveries in recent months. they think that's how he amassed the huge amount of ammunition for his attacks. cnn's ed lavendera is just outside the holmes' apartment complex in aurora. and what are the police and the bomb squads doing right now? >> reporter: well, wolf, it's been a very active last few hours here in this neighborhood. that red brick building you see behind me just to the left of that white truck, that is the building where 24-year-old james holmes lived. and that was where the apartment was that was trapped. they've spent a great deal of time. you heard that explosion. that was deliberately set off by the bomb squad here to begin to try to begin the process of dismantling the trip wires and what they call a very sophisticated setup inside that apartment that could have been very deadly. b
la tragedia donde ches. . james holmes disparó contra las personas que estaban en un cine, 12 han muertos y más de 50 personas heridas, vamos con los detalles. >> buenas noches. >> buenas noches enrique y estamos frente al lugar donde ocurrió la tragedia y la policía no nos permite acercarnos más y aunque la verdad es que para muchos de ellos no olvidarán esto. >> quienes viven en colorado están tratando de ver por qué paso esto, en la conferencia de prensa de la policía no dio respuestas. >> (habla en inglés). >>eel papa jefe dijo que las cuatro armas las compró. >;> dijo que nunca había visto tanto arsenal, james holmes fue arrestado minutos después de la masacre, hirió a más de 70, 11 en estado critico y 12 muertos. >> ella estaba con sus dos hijas. >> ella solo atino a correr, la niña se cayó pero ella la arresto hasta la puerta. >> entre ellos estaba este joven que se salvo. >> yo estaba en el piso, tratando de proteger a mi hermana y amigos, pero no los podía encontrar, todos querían salir. >> mientras se busca un motivo que busque dar motivo a quien no
. first we'll go to adam housley just a block or so away from james holmes' apartment and you've been hearing the explosions there, tell us more. >> that's right, we're block or so from the apartment complex, step away and give you the vantage point. the hook and ladder truck is have taken individuals to the third story apartment where james holmes has booby trapped the place. the aurora police department say they've been successful so far on a number of things. they've had three explosions, the first two hours ago, sounded like you were far away from a fireworks display. e he ago was a loud bang and it was significant. you had everybody taking cover beforehand and then the explosion took place. we're told all three were significantly successful for the aurora police department or atf, for fbi, for the massive number of agencies out here dealing with this. what they had to do was basically find a starting point to get into this apartment. the entire apartment is booby trapped from floor to ceiling, there are wires all over the place and cook bottles filled with liquids and balloons w
back but the building where james holmes lived that is still cordoned off and still roped off and people will not be allowed to go back in there. just a short while ago, the police department here in aurora, colorado, said all of the materials that needed to be removed, the explosive and dangerous materials inside the apartment of the 24-year-old james holmes have, indeed, been removed so the heavy presence with the bomb technicians and those people have left the scene. what was described inside that apartment is extremely eerie. the police officer saying what holmes left behind in his apartment was a sophisticated trap design to seriously injure, if not kill someone, and they are not happy about it either. >> make no mistake, okay? this apartment was designed, i say based on everything i've seen, to kill whoever entered it, okay? and who was most likely to enter that location after he planned and executed this horrific crime? it was going to be a police officer. make no mistake about it what was going on there. if you think we are angry, we sure as hell are angry. >> reporter
visit. >>> james holmes, the man suspected in that mass shooting in colorado, has been appointed a defense attorney. the 24-year-old is being held in a segregated cell without bond on suspicion of first degree murder in colorado. his first court date is scheduled for monday. meanwhile, the university of colorado says holmes has received federal grant money to study neuroscience. school leaders say he enrolled in the program last year but would not say why he was withdrawing. >>> holmes grew up in san diego, but spent part of his childhood in selinas. the family lived here for a few years around 1988. neighbors remember james as a quiet, nice boy who swam and played basketball with the other kids. >> he was a lot sweeter than a lot of the kids who wouldn't stop running at the pool. he played with a lot of the neighbor kids. a cute little sister. they were a simple family. >> she was a lifeguard at the pool and says she feels sorry for the family and for all of the victims of the tragedy. >>> as police and agents continue their investigation in colorado, we are beginning to learn m
behind me. bullet casings were on my forehead. >> the suspect, james holmes was arrested. >> he was apprehended with three weapons in the car. >> according to one official, holmes told investigators he was the joker, a super villain in the batman movie. he looked like a deranged individual. he had his hair painted red. >> holmes told police his apartment was booby trapped. s.w.a.t. teams found flammable materials inside of the home. we're learning more about the ald gunman. abc news confirmed he purchased guns legally in the last few months and has a degree in neuroscience. >> and abc 7 news is in colorado to cover the tragedy in aurora. we'll hear from her live on abc 7 news at 5:00 and she'll tweet updates. >> and we know the name of one of the victims of the massacre. aspiring sportscaster went professionally by jessica redfield, an intern in a denver radio station. we'll have the heart breaking way the world found out about her death today. >> we're learning more about the gunman. he grew up in san diego and graduated with honors in uc riverside. >> he was in the process of
today. james holmes, the 24-year-old suspect, appearing in court just four days after he allegedly opened fire in a movie theater. the flame red hair, the dazed look. in the front row, parents and friends of the victims, studying his face. the father-in-law of one of the victims said he looked demonic. david muir has covered this story since the first bulletin and he is outside the courtroom. david? >> reporter: as you know, so many families told me they want to focus on the survivors, the victims hire. but today, a community did pause to stare down a gunman face to face. the guards on the courthouse as james holmes was walked in an under ground tunnel to the courtroom. and the victims, heads down. and a woman on crutches, a couple arm in arm. this is what they saw. james holmes, his hair still died that comic book color. his eyes at times, exaggerated, wide open. offering a stunned expression. other times, seeming to struggle to keep them open to stay awake. >> you have a right to know the charges. >> reporter: also, was the suspect on medication. there was moments when he went fr
new details about accused killer james holmes. jim axelrod has that as holmes prepares to appear in court. also joe paterno's iconic statue removed. armen keteyian shows the sanctions it to be imposed on the penn state football program tomorrow. >> this is captioning sponsored by cbs the "cbs evening news" with jeff glor reporting tonight from aurora, colorado. >> jeff: and good evening, everyone. the epicentre of this tragedy is the theatre behind us. but tonight the focus of the investigation and the remembrance has moved well beyond. some explosives and chemicals removed from james holmes' apartment have been destroyed though investigators saved samples that are being sent to the fbi lab in quantico, virginia. the accused killer posed with brightly died hair for a photograph is scheduled to be in court tomorrow. and president obama arrived near buckley air force face. will meet privately with families of the victims. as the immensity of the the toll here comes into focus the driving question remains, why. barry petersen begins our coverage. >> reporter: the 12 dead have now al
say 24-year-old james holmes put on full tactical gear, including a helmet, gas mask, and a vest like this, arming himself with three guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. 20 minutes after the movie started, dates saw that same emergency exit door open again. >> the way that this person swung into the door, it seemed like this person was probably acting like a villain to swing into the door and walk in dressed all in black, a black cap, a black gas mask, body armor, weapon wrapped around his neck which i thought was fake. >> me and my husband, at the time, we both thought, oh, someone is pulling a prank. i hear this noise from down on my right and then i see this canister go all the way up, arch over the screen, and land about four or five rows below me. my first thought, oh, it's some kind of fireworks. >> come to find out, it was containing a toxic gas. it was hard for us to breathe. >> reporter: smoke filled the dark theater as fear swept through the sold-out crowd and then it got even worse. >> i realized people were screaming, a terror scream. >> reporter: you were hearing s
masked shooting in american history. police say 24-year-old james holmes put on full tactical gear, including a helmet, gas mask and a vest like this, arming himself with three guns and hundreds of rounds of ammunition. 20 minutes after the movie started, dates saw that same emergency exit door open again. >> the way that this person swung into the door, it seemed like this person was probably acting like a villain. to swing to the door, to walk in, dressed all in black, a black cap, a black gas mask, body armor, weapon wrapped around his neck which i thought was fake. >> me and my husband at the time, we thaulgts ought oh, som pulling a prank. i hear this poof from down on my right. and then i see this canister go all the way up, arch over the screen and land about four or five rows below me. my first thought was oh, it's some kind of a fireworks. >> come to find out it was containing a deadly -- like a toxic gasz. it was hard for us to breathe. >> reporter: smoke filled the dark theater as fear swept through the sold-out crowd. and then it got even worsz. >> i realize people were
studying for some meaning, how did james holmes, just 16 there, become the 24-year-old grad student who called himself "the joker." across the country, abc news is on this story and david muir is starting our coverage of what happened in that theater minute by minute. david. >> diane, good evening. this is the movie theater behind me in aurora, colorado. it is incredible to think last night those theaters were sold out. so many moviegoers excited to see batman. they saw a real life horror scene play out in front of them. they carried out the bodies of the dead just moments ago. these are the terrifying moments captured on a cellphone. the chaos that unfolded minutes into the new "batman" movie. >> what's happening? >> oh my god. >> reporter: moviegoers thought the first signs of smoke in that theatre were all part of the premiere. but soon patrons were racing from the theatre covered in blood. it all began as a night of anticipation. four sold out theatres in aurora, colorado -- just outside denver. some people dressed as characters from the film. some tweets from those arriving -- it's
was that the door to the apartment of james holmes was set and this was a quote, to kill the first person that it opened-- that opened it and we know that the neighbor almost opened that door and we also know at that police almost opened that door and thankfully no one did because it would have set off a situation that would have killed or maimed a number of people. and the evacuation, police are happy with the evacuation situation, a block or two around the apartment complex totally removed and nobody there except for bomb technicians and emergency personnel and we expect more explosions according to the aurora police department as they continue to make their way through the apartment and try to somehow secure everything inside without any significant damage to evidence or surrounding apartments, guys. >> indeed, adam. because hopefully this will be many answers inside of that apartment. and as. >> reporter: absolutely. >> air talking how the controlled explosions and detonations have been taking place. fortunately, they have been going very well, by all accounts the folks there on the
james holmes isn't talking. remembering the victims. a vigil is held for those killed and wounded. >> we are thinking about them at this moment and will continue to think about them each and every day. >>> an judgment day at penn state. a day after the statue of joe paterno is torn down, the ncaa is set to hand the school's football team an unprecedented punishment in response to the captioning funded by cbs >> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, july 23, 2012. >>> good morning everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. the alleged begun man in the movie theater massacre james holmes is due in court this morning. here's the latest. holmes is "lawyered up and isn't talking." the question asked now is what's the motive behind the attack? the answer is still unclear. 12 people were killed, 58 wounded. we know holmes applied for membership at a gun range. he was rejected because of a bizarre voice mail. he started buying the weapons and purchased 6,000 rounds of ammunition over the internet. the residents of aurora, colorado are mourning the victims trying to make sense of thi
james holmes to go on this deadly rampage. yesterday authorities finally gained access to his explosives filled apartment as jim axelrod reports. >> the bomb squad in aurora, colorado used their own small explosive device to disable the booby traps james holmes allegedly set at his apartment, the fbi agent is in charge. >> it went very, very well. the threat has not been completely eliminated. it has been significantly reduced. >> investigators broke through windows and used a camera to look around inside, revealing a trip wire attached to the front door and 30 homemade grenades. aurora police chief dan oakes. >> make no mistake, okay, in apartment was designed, i say, based on everything i have seen, to kill whoever entered it. >> by saturday night, all of the explosive devices had been removed, analyzed and taken to a remote location to be destroyed. >> now the james holmes apartment has been cleared, fbi teams will spend the day inside gathering evidence, also today, those residents of the building where james holmes had his apartment should be able to return to their homes. >> for su
shooting but they are confident the gunman acted alone. >> reporter: james holmes was arrested peacefully. >> police officers found thegonman in the back -- the gunman in the back of the theater. >> reporter: he was carrying a one ar-15, a remington 870 shotgun and two 40-caliber glock handguns. >> wearing the full armor. arm pads and leg pads. >> a helmet, a vest, tactical. places to put all kinds of gear and clips and it was bullet proof. >> reporter: police got a surprise. >> he had his hair painted red. he said he was the joker. >> reporter: in fact, some of the people in the theater believed he was part of the show. >> it was during a shoot out scene. >> reporter: he bought a ticket, left through an emergency door and properred itope -- propped it open and came back and opened fire. >> no one could see anything. >> i was terrified. i dove into the aisle and he started shooting people behind me. >> there was this one guy on all four crawling, there was a girl spitting up blood. >> i just got out and there was a moment where my daughter tripped tripped and i was dragging her. >> report
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